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Dangerously Uninformed

I’ve often wondered about the actuarial approach used by auto insurance companies, but I’ve never had the data or specific insight to really question it. ...

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“Story and song, music and poem…kissing cousins”

A celebration of the union between the two art forms will fill the Edge Center in Bigfork when it welcomes the Sutter Brothers of Duluth with their music, poetry, and stories. ...

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“Story and song, music and poem…kissing cousins”

A celebration of the union between the two art forms will fill the Edge Center in Bigfork when it welcomes the Sutter Brothers of Duluth with their music, poetry, and stories. ...

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Uncaged The Singular Menace Book 1 John Sandford & Michele Cook

Singular is a ruthless corporation conducting unspeakable experiments.  A radical animal-rights group raids their Eugene, Oregon lab.  The raid turns ...

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What future are you building?

What future are you building?Amplifeied ...

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Podcast Show 188: Talking Cities

This episode was recorded at CNU 22 in Buffalo. Participating are Jason Roberts (twitter) of The Better Block, Mike Lydon (twitter) from Street Plans Collaborative, Chuck Marohn (twitter) of Strong Towns and Joe Mnicozzi (twitter) of Urban-3. ...

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Sports Posters – Cheerleading and Football

Thank you to Katie Fredeen, Pink Tie Design, for the Poster and Logo Design for our sports posters!   We can’t wait to keep sharing all the great d ...

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Looking for Research Vendors for Mpls Community Tech Survey

I thought some readers might be interested both in the contract and the RFP in case anyone was looking at a similar project… The City of Minneapolis Information Technology (IT) Department is soliciting proposals from qualified consultants for professional surveying services to plan and conduct a series of surveys of Minneapolis residents regarding computer and internet use. ...

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On Traffic Engineers and Design Standards

The following was posted on Facebook this week by our friend, John Anderson. You can offer your thoughts here or on the original post. --- In very general terms, folks seem to be capable of making only two types of attributions when it comes to traffic engineers;1. ... More from Strong Towns Blog

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Career Development Fellowship Deadline: Sept. 11, 2014

$12,000 in funds available for R2AC/McKnight Career Development Fellowship – Two Fellowships awarded every year Individual Artists of at least 21 years of age with a minimum 5-year history of sustained accomplishment in their chosen artistic field, residing for at least one year prior to deadline in one of the following Minnesota counties: Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard, Lake of the Woods, or Mahnomen, may apply for this 18-month fellowship funded by the McKnight foundation. ...

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How the film of Neither Wolf nor Dog came to be — part one

It began almost 20 years ago when a Hollywood director had his assistant call me from a film location in South Dakota to find out if film rights to Neither Wolf nor Dog were available. ...

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Strut Your Stuff Tour in Kanabec County: Interactive video, healthcare training, business website development

On Tuesday late afternoon, Kanabec County celebrated their progress with broadband through the Blandin Broadband Communities program. You can see their PowerPoints, a quick video and some of the notes below. Healthcare project with First Light brought St Scholastica students and hip/knee replacement patients together where students provided training and instructions for patients. ...

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Frugal Ponderings for the Last Bit of Summer Break

I think one of the hardest things to deal with when you’re frugal is the need to be flexible. It’s a lot easier to shop, manage your busy schedule, and stay organized when you have a detailed plan. This week, I was reminded, as John Lennon once said, “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” On Sunday night, I used my food processor to shred a bunch of zucchini from my garden and put four loaves of chocolate chip zucchini bread in my oven. ...

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Being HAPPY is good for your health :)

Being HAPPY is good for your health :)Amplifeied ...

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Fishing ReportAugust 26, 2014Fishing has slowed do

Fishing ReportAugust 26, 2014Fishing has slowed down the last couple of days, but with the cool weather we are having,  I would think that by the week ...

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Comcast to connect Ramsey County Government buildings for five years

I’ve spoken about opportunities for broadband Ramsey County. In 2012 Ramsey County was looking at a solution that would bring fiber to the government builds but also open the door to a private provider bringing fiber to local homes and businesses too. ... More from Blandin on Broadband

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You want longevity?

You want longevity?Amplifeied ... More from Explore Chiropractic

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10 Tips to Fall into Fitness by Sherri McMillan

The beginning of fall is like January 1. People make resolutions. Summer is over, and it's easy to get motivated to get into a routine and take your fitness to the next level. ...

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The Long Way Home by Louise Penny

In How the Light Gets In, the previous book in this series, Clara's husband Peter Morrow, was banished from Three Pines by Clara, but told he could come back in a year if he still loved her and could accept her rising success as an artist while his own artistic career was in a decline. ...

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The film of Neither Wolf nor Dog needs you

I am not much for begging, and that is how this seems. But you must know that this is the moment that the film of Neither Wolf nor Dog can be made, and this moment will not come again. Why? Because there is something intangible in the spirit of a Native elder, raised in the old ways with the old language, that cannot be faked, manufactured, created, or approximated. ...

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